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Old Fashioned Scones Recipe
Author: Crabby Housewife
Ingredients
  • 5 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick 8 tablespoons cold butter cut into pats and pats cut into fourths
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine flour, salt and baking powder. Sift together until fully mixed.
  3. Make a small hollow in the center of the flour mixture. Pour in milk.
  4. Get your hands into it and mix completely. You may need to add more milk.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a floured cutting board and knead for a few minutes until the dough is smooth.
  6. Roll out dough to about one inch thick and cut into small circles.
  7. Place the circles on parchment paper
  8. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and immediately brush with melted butter (2 Tablespoons)
  10. Sprinkle with sugar. You can also add some ground cinnamon if you prefer.
  11. Best served warm.